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David Macey, 1949-2011

Biographer of the French intellectual Left
by and / RP 171 (Jan/Feb 2012) / Obituary

David Macey died from complications of lung cancer on 7 October. He embodied the paradox of being a fine public intellectual while remaining an intenselyprivate person. He was one of the best intellectual historians of his generation and added appreciably to scholarly knowledge, yet did his most significant work as a freelance writer …

157 Reviews

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István Mészáros, The Challenge and Burden of Historical Time: Socialism in the Twenty-First Century Harry Harootunian Sandra Harding, Sciences from Below: Feminisms, Postcolonialitiesand Modernities Steve Hinchliffe

Dimitris Papadopoulos, Niamh Stephenson and Vassilis Tsianos, Escape Routes: Control and Subversion in the Twenty-First Century Douglas Spencer

Mark Neocleous, Critique of Security Olena Kobzar

Thomas C. Hilde, …

151 Reviews

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The zero of real conflict

Monique David-Ménard, Deleuze et la psychanalyse: L’altercation, Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 2005. 186 pp., €22.00 pb., 2 13 055081 9.

Christian Kerslake

As its subtitle indicates, this book stages an ‘altercation’ between Deleuze and psychoanalysis. The psychoanalysis in question is that of Freud …

146 Reviews

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Jean-Jacques Lecercle, A Marxist Philosophy of Language Simon Jarvis

Henri Alleg, The Question David Macey

Penelope J. Corfield, Time and the Shape of History Harry Harootunian

Sebastian Budgen, Stathis Kouvelakis and Slavoj Žižek, eds, Lenin Reloaded:Toward a Politics of Truth Liam O’Ruairc


141 Reviews

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Timothy Brennan, Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right Ken Hirschkop

Tony Smith, Globalisation: A Systematic Marxian Account Joseph McCarney

Boris Groys and Michael Hagemeister, eds, Die Neue Menschheit: Biopolitische Utopien in Russland zu Beginn des 20 Jahrhunderts Boris Groys and Aage Hansen-Löve, eds, Am Nullpunkt: Positionen derrussischen Avantgarde Boris Groys, Anne …

136 Reviews

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Sara Beardsworth, Julia Kristeva: Psychoanalysis and Modernity Tina Chanter and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, eds, Revolt, Affect, Collectivity:The Unstable Boundaries of Kristevaʼs Polis Cecilia Sjöholm, Kristeva and the Political David Macey

Ernesto Laclau, On Populist Reason John Kraniauskas

Matthew Beaumont, Utopia Ltd: Ideologies of Social Dreaming in England 1870–1900 Fredric Jameson, Archaeologies of the Future: The …

130 Reviews

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Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire Paolo Virno, A Grammar of the Multitude: For an Analysis of Contemporary Forms of Life John Kraniauskas

Neil Lazarus, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies Janna Thompson, Taking Responsibility for the Past: Reparation and Historical Justice Françoise Vergès

Alessandra …

128 Reviews

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Claudine Frank, ed., The Edge of Surrealism: A Roger Caillois Reader David Macey

Judith Norman and Alexander Welchman, eds, The New Schelling Andrew Bowie

Pheng Cheah, Spectral Nationality: Passages of Freedom from Kant to Postcolonial Literatures of Liberation John Kraniauskas

Ben Watson, Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation David Cunningham

Judith Butler, Precarious …

123 Reviews

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Eduardo Mendieta, ed., Latin American Philosophy: Currents, Issues, Debates Eugene Gogol, The Concept of Other in Latin American Liberation: Fusing Emancipatory Philosophic Thought and Social Revolt Fidel Castro, On Imperialist Globalization: Two Speeches Jon Beasley-Murray

Stathis Kouvelakis, Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx Joseph McCarney

Henri Lefebvre, The Urban Revolution David Cunningham

Ranjana Khanna, …

122 Reviews

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Raoul Vaneigem, A Declaration of the Rights of Human Beings: On the Sovereignty of Life as Surpassing the Rights of Man Ben Watson

William E. Connolly, Neuropolitics: Thinking, Culture, Speed William E. Connolly, Identity/Difference: Democratic Negotiations of Political Paradox Monica Mookherjee

Christopher J. Arthur, The New Dialectic and Marxʼs ʻCapitalʼ John Kraniauskas

Barbara Taylor, Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination

114 Reviews

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Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom, eds, New British Philosophy: The Interviews Peter Osborne

Stuart Elden, Mapping the Present: Heidegger, Foucault and the Project of a Spatial History David Harvey, Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography David Cunningham and Jon Goodbun

Nancy Bauer, Simone de Beauvoir: Philosophy and Feminism Stella Sandford

Wendy Brown, Politics Out …

110 Reviews

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Georg Lukács, A Defence of History and Class Consciousness: Tailism and the Dialectic Fredric Jameson

Julia Kristeva, The Sense and Non-sense of Revolt: The Powers and Limits of Psychoanalysis Dominique Lecourt, The Mediocracy: French Philosophy since the Mid-1970s David Macey

Christopher Norris, Minding the Gap: Epistemology and Philosophy of Science in the Two Traditions Roger …

109 Reviews

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Ted Honderich, Philosopher: A Kind of Life David Macey

Peter Osborne, Philosophy in Cultural Theory Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Will Kymlicka, Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Citizenship Alessandra Tanesini

Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Neo-Avant-garde and Culture Industry: Essays on European and American Art from 1955 to 1975 Andrew Fisher

Stella Sandford, The Metaphysics of Love: Gender …

107 Reviews

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Dipesh Chakrabarty, Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference Harry Harootunian, Overcome by Modernity: History, Culture and Community in Interwar Japan John Kraniauskas

David Macey, Frantz Fanon: A Life Philip Derbyshire

Susan Buck-Morss, Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West Nick Stone

Denise Riley, The Words of Selves: Identification, Solidarity, …

106 Reviews

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Alain Badiou, Manifesto for Philosophy Stewart Martin

Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer, A Natural History of Rape Lynne Segal

Diana Coole, Negativity and Politics: Dionysus and Dialectics from Kant to Poststructuralism Jonathan Joseph

Paul Patton, Deleuze and the Political Nathan Widder

Ian Buchanan, Michel de Certeau: Cultural Theorist Ben Highmore

Joseph McCarney, Hegel on History Jane Chamberlain

Samuel C. Wheeler III, Deconstruction …

104 Reviews

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G.A. Cohen, If Youʼre an Egalitarian, How Come Youʼre So Rich? Sean Sayers

Lutz Koepnick, Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Power Esther Leslie, Walter Benjamin: Overpowering Conformism Giles Peaker

Alexander García Düttmann, Between Cultures: Tensions in the Struggle for Recognition Peter Hallward

Ross Poole, Nation and Identity Bruce Robbins

Kimberly Hutchings, International Political Theory: …

102 Reviews

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Simon Glendinning, ed., The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy Stella Sandford

Jean Laplanche, Essays on Otherness David Macey

Alasdair MacIntyre, Dependent Rational Animals: Why Human Beings Need the Virtues Stuart Hampshire, Justice is Conflict Sean Sayers

Penelope Deutscher and Kelly Oliver, eds, Enigmas: Essays on Sarah Kofman Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Max Blechman, ed., Revolutionary Romanticism Matthew …

98 Reviews

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Peter Coates, Nature: Western Attitudes since Ancient Times Tim Hayward, Political Theory and Ecological Values Kate Soper

Jan Golinski, Making Knowledge Natural: Constructivism and the History of Science Roger Harris

Morris Dickstein, ed., The Revival of Pragmatism: New Essays on Social Thought, Law and Culture Stephen Mulhall

Perry Anderson, The Origins of Postmodernity Harry Harootunian

97 Reviews

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Edmond Wright and Elizabeth Wright, eds, The Žižek Reader Ben Watson

Isaiah Berlin, The Roots of Romanticism Andrew Bowie

Michael Ignatieff, Isaiah Berlin: A Life Anthony Arblaster

Maria Pia Lara, Moral Textures: Feminist Narratives in the Public Sphere Robin May Schott

Maurice Godelier, The Enigma of the Gift Judith Still

Alessandra Tanesini, An Introduction to …

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Friedrich Schleiermacher, Hermeneutics and Criticism and Other Writings Terry Eagleton

H.S. Harris, Hegelʼs Ladder, I: The Pilgrimage of Reason H.S. Harris, Hegelʼs Ladder, II: The Odyssey of Spirit Stephen Houlgate

Christine Battersby, The Phenomenal Woman: Feminist Metaphysics and the Patterns of Identity Elin Diamond

Theodor W. Adorno, Metaphysik: Begriffe und Probleme Alexander García Düttmann

Simon …